CAMDEN, N.J., Feb 6, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company
(NYSE:CPB) today named David White as Senior Vice President-Global
Supply Chain. He will report to President and Chief Executive Officer
Douglas R. Conant and will oversee the management of Campbell’s Global
Supply Chain, including engineering, manufacturing, procurement,
logistics, and customer service. White’s appointment is effective
March 10, 2004.
White, 48, joins Campbell after 26 years with Procter & Gamble
(P&G). Most recently, as Vice President, Product Supply-Global Family
Care Business, he was responsible for all manufacturing, engineering,
purchasing, and customer logistics for the $4 billion division with
leading brands such as Charmin and Bounty paper products. He led 9,000
employees located at 17 plants in 10 countries.
Previously, White held a variety of positions within P&G with
responsibility for supply chain activities around brands including
Sunny Delight fruit juice, Pampers diapers, and Tide and Cheer
detergents. He has worked in several locations across North America as
well as in Europe. A native of Massachusetts, White holds both his
bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and his master’s degree in
manufacturing engineering from the University of Massachusetts.
Commenting on this appointment, Conant said, “David brings not
only global experience, but also depth of experience and world-class
supply chain thinking to this position. During his tenure at P&G,
David progressed through the ranks of the organization, from
engineering to manufacturing to global procurement and, ultimately,
senior management. I am delighted to have such a seasoned leader join
White said, “Campbell is an outstanding company with strong brands
and talented people, and I am eager to assume my role as head of
Campbell’s Global Supply Chain organization. I look forward to
leveraging my experience in the consumer packaged goods industry from
my years at P&G. In this highly competitive environment, there are
many opportunities ahead, and I am thrilled to be joining Doug Conant
and the Campbell leadership team that will be driving towards
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of
high quality soup, sauce, beverage, biscuit, confectionery and
prepared food products. The Company is 134 years old, with nearly $7
billion in annual sales and a portfolio of more than 20 market-leading
brands. For more information on the company, visit Campbell’s website
on the Internet at www.campbellsoup.com.
SOURCE: Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company
Jerry S. Buckley (Media)
Leonard F. Griehs (Analysts)
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